Lady Jane Montgomery’s Reel
X:1 T:Lady Jane Montgomery’s Reel M:C L:1/8 R:Reel C:William Shepherd B:Shepherd –2nd Collection of Strathspey Reels (1800) K:A e/d/|Tc>A A/A/A c>Ae>c|d>fe>c d>BB>e|Tc>A A/A/A c>Ae>c| |1d>f e<d cA A:|2 d<fB>e cAA||e|Ta>ga>e f>dTc>A|a>ga>f g>ee>g| Ta>ga>e f>dc>A|Td>fB>d c>AA>g|Ta>ga>e f>dTc>A| a>gf>b g>ee>g|a>bg>a e>ac>A|Td>fB>d cAA||
LADY JANE MONTGOMERY'S REEL. Scottish, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. The reel was composed by Edinburgh musician, teacher and music publisher William Shepherd. Shepherd was a business partner of Nathaniel Gow from the 1790's until his death in 1812. A melody called "Lady Jane Montgomery's Strathspey" was published by the firm in The Fourth Collection of Niel Gow's Reels (1800) around the same time as they issued Shepherd's Second Collection.